2015

Sept. 6 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue obedience class
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold a 6-week Basic Obedience Class beginning Sunday, Sept. 6, at 6 p.m. at is headquarters, 60 Vera Cruz Road, Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County). Registration fee is $125. For more information, contact Dennis Stauffer at 717-380-2343 or dennis@dvgrr.org.

Sept. 12 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County). Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Sept. 19 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Golf Outing & Dining for Dogs
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its annual Golf Outing & Dining for Dogs event Saturday, September 19, at the Foxchase Golf Club in Stevens, Lancaster County. The menu includes appetizers, pulled pork and sliced brisket, beans, mac and cheese, cole slaw, cucumber salad, and assorted cakes and pies. Beverages include beer, iced tea, lemonade, and water. The cost is $40.00 per person. For those participating in the golf tournament, dinner is included with the golf registration fee. Check DVGRR's site for details.

Sept. 22 Berks County Dog Training Club 8-week basic obedience class
The Berks County Dog Training Club will hold orientation for its fall Basic Skills Obedience and AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy classes at 7 p.m. at the Berks County 4-H Community Center, 1238 County Welfare Road, Leesport, PA 19533 (Bern Township). Registration deadline is Sept. 15 for check and form to be received. The Basic Skills class is for dogs 6 months or older. The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy class is for those aged 12 weeks to 6 months old.

Oct. 10 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County). Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Oct. 17 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Reunion
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its annual Reunion Saturday, Oct. 17, at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road, Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County).

Oct. 17 Canine blood drive
Keystone Pet Enhanced Therapy Services is sponsoring several visits by the Penn Vets Bloodmobile. The final one is Saturday, Oct. 17, at That Fish Place/That Pet Place, 237 Centerville Road, Lancaster, PA 17603 (East Hempfield Township). Eligible dogs can donate blood from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dogs must be between 55 and 150 pounds, 1 to 6 years old, in excellent health and have a good temperament to donate. More information about the Penn Animal Blood Bank is available here.

Oct. 31 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Halloween Dash
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its annual Halloween Dash Saturday, Oct. 31, at the Lebanon Valley Rails to Trails site. Check the DVGRR site for updates.

Nov. 14 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County). Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Nov. 14 and 15 National Dog Show
The Kennel Club of Philadelphia's two benched all-breed dog shows will be held Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 14 and 15, at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks, 100 Station Ave., Oaks, PA 19456 (Upper Providence Township, Montgomery County). Saturday is The National Dog Show, Presented by Purina, to be broadcast nationwide on Thanksgiving Day by NBC. Tickets are $14 for those aged 13 and older, $7 for those aged 4 to 12 and free for children ages 3 and under.

Nov. 21 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Golden Harvest Dinner
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its annual Golden Harvest Dinner Saturday, November 21, at Stoudt's Brewery in Adamstown, Lancaster County. This is a date change from DVGRR's printed calendar. Check the DVGRR site for details.

Dec. 12 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens and Howl-a-day Bazaar
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event and its annual Howl-a-day Bazaar Saturday, Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road, Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County). Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Submit an item for the BerksPets calendar by sending the date, cost, who/what the event benefits, a few details and who to contact for further information to ssmith@readingeagle.com. Be sure to put BerksPets in the subject line.